Short Straw by Stuart Woods
(Ed Eagle Novel)

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OUR FAVORITE LEGAL EAGLE RETURNS.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR STUART WOODS CONTINUES WHAT HE STARTED IN SANTA FE RULES:

Stuart Woods delivers a compulsively readable novel of crosses and double-crosses, featuring a shrewd criminal lawyer and his shamelessly sexy wife-a true black widow.


 

About Stuart Woods

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Stuart Woods is the author of thirty-three novels. He lives in Key West, on Mt. Desert Island in Maine, and in New York City. Readers may learn more about him and his work, read an interview, and correspond with him on his Web site at www.stuartwoods.com.
 
Published May 1, 2007 by Signet. 316 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Whatever happy years Ed Eagle may have enjoyed after marrying Barbara Kennerly (Santa Fe Rules, 1992) vanished the moment he woke up on his 50th birthday to find that she’d cleaned him out and taken a powder.

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Publishers Weekly

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At the start of this taut tale of a very bad woman out to fleece a very good man from bestseller Woods, Santa Fe, N.Mex., lawyer Ed Eagle wakes up one morning with a terrible hangover and a missing wife.

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Book Reporter

Barbara Eagle loves to adapt --- to new surroundings, new husbands, new money, new lovers and new opportunities to break the law.

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Entertainment Weekly

The morning after hotshot Santa Fe lawyer Ed Eagle's 50th birthday, his wife takes off for Mexico after wiring $1.1 million of his money into a Cayman Islands account.

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Gather Books

The setting was kind of interesting as they traipse across Mexico, but I am afraid that it was not enough to redeem this book.

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